Getting ourselves prepared for bed can be difficult some nights. Of course, when it comes to kids, it can be a real chore. So, what can help? Believe it or not, a simple bedtime story may be the perfect remedy
Kids at a young age, start to associate storytelling with sleep. Wikipedia states the fixed routine of a bedtime story before sleeping has a relaxing effect, and the soothing voice of a person telling a story makes the child fall asleep more easily. The emotional aspect creates a bond between the storyteller and the listener, often a parent and child”.
So, the next time both you and your child are suffering from a slight bit of insomnia, a good bedtime story may be the cure to those nighttime woes.